Building a Raspberry Pi Zero temperature monitor with web interface

I’ve recently purchased a few cheap DHT22 temperature sensors from Amazon. They work great and use Python to display the data from the sensors. I found I required a way to log the data, so I though why not make this a project!? I have created a simple Web Interface to view logged data: https://github.com/ryanfitton/rpi-temperature-monitor-logging-interface. […]

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How to install Home Assistant within an LXC container

I have published this blog post to help anyone having issues installing Home Assistant (and Docker) in an LXC container running on Ubuntu. When I was installing Home Assistant on my own hardware, I could not find any straight-forward guides detailing how to do this, and Home Assistant’s own documentation does not help with installing […]

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How to LazyLoad images in WordPress without using a WP Plugin

This post explains how to use the jQuery Lazy library in a WordPress template. By implementing this library into a template manually will give you greater flexibility in terms of which images can be ‘lazy loaded’. A couple of requirements are necessary before using the jQuery Lazy library: Requires at least jQuery 3.4.1 – This […]

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Fixing AMP-IMG Instrinsic ‘small’ images in IE11 and IE10

During a recent project I found an issue with images being shown very small when viewing a web page in IE10/11, this happened when the page was built in AMP with images being loaded with the AMP-IMG component. E.g. Notice the small image floated right: The project was built with WordPress, and uses the official […]

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Home Network Setup: What’s in my rack 2019

This is a follow on from my first post which described how I installed multiple CAT6 network cable runs in my house, view here. In this post, I will talk through the equipment which is currently in my network rack for 2019. Firstly, I have upgraded to a larger rack; now a 9U 600x600mm rack. […]

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Install Dafang custom firmware to Neos Smartcam

The Neos Smart cam is a small indoor security camera based on the Xiaomi Xiaofang hardware, this is similar to the Wyze Cam 2 which is also based on the same Xiaomi hardware. I’ve wanted one of these for a while, and now the Neos smart cam is readily available on Amazon in the UK, […]

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